I-85 southbound reopens after tractor trailer fire causes hours-long backup
COWPENS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg County Emergency Management confirmed that I-85 southbound reopened Monday afternoon after crews responded to a tractor-trailer fire that caused a backup.
Officials said the incident happened at around noon when the vehicle hit a guardrail and caught on fire, but no injuries were reported.
Emergency Management officials asked drivers to avoid the north end of 85 as they worked to remove the vehicle.
Cowpens Fire Department and South Carolina Highway Patrol also responded to the scene.
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